Tag Archives: K through 12

1:1- Resources, Teachers, Committed Leaders, Student Centered Approaches and PD!- It is Common Sense!

Tweet I don’t often get a chance to quote Arnold Schwarzenegger but I will today. This from an edweek.org article: “How can kids compete in the global economy when the information the schools feed them is stale and is outdated … Continue reading

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An Implementation Next Step?

Tweet This entry has been cross posted to LeaderTalk. As I work this academic year in rolling out a 1:1 program, I have thought long and hard about the next steps after the initial “out of the box” experience has … Continue reading

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Grit: Why the best and the Worst REALLY do Matter- In the classrooms for SURE!

Tweet This entry has been cross posted to www.leadertalk.org I just returned from a trip to the U.S. to hire some teachers for my school.  Those trips are grueling, intense and a chance to examine my personal educational beliefs at … Continue reading

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Technology and our classrooms- Unfiltered, Ubiquitous Access

Tweet In my last post, I noted that I’d been saving this bookmark in my computer for quite a while.  Sean Nash from the blog nashworld wrote in July about the “Four Pillars of Technology Integration.” I wrote last week … Continue reading

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Technology and our classrooms- Is this the framework we need to use?

Tweet I’ve been saving this bookmark in my computer for quite a while.  Sean Nash from the blog “Nashworld” wrote July about the “Four Pillars of Technology Integration.” and has created a very nice graphic to go along with the … Continue reading

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Virginia’s ITRT program-Formalizing Embedded Staff Development and ALMOST Getting it Right!

Tweet I have written before about my belief that staff development needs to be addressed as a long term effort, and not something that can be taken on as a short term effort to solve a particular problem. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Using Video???

Tweet I just read this on Leadertalk: Using Flip Camera for Teacher Evaluations The Flip camera seems to be just about everywhere these days. The Flip makes it very easy to record and share video with other users, a fact … Continue reading

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When is it too much? AND When do we say “DO IT or GO!”?

Tweet Image by Old Shoe Woman via Flickr This entry will be cross posted to the Leadertalk Blog My colleagues and I got in an animated conversation the other day about the actual demonstrable skills teachers and administrators must have … Continue reading

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Technology Connections to Student Heritage

Tweet I don’t often write about the technology work that is going on in my school as it feels a bit inappropriate to me to do so here, but I could not resist it this time. Amanda DeCardy, my wife … Continue reading

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